ESCALA involved in 'Going Digital' a joint AHRC and CHASE Research Project

Posted: 28 September 2012 by ESCALA in News  

ESCALA is pleased to be a part of Going Digital a unique training programme aimed at doctoral students who are new to digital research and who want to learn more. It is delivered in iconic spaces – archives, galleries, heritage sites, media labs and universities – by experts who have hands-on experience in setting up digital humanities projects.

The scheme offers PhD students the chance to attend a series of 14 workshops delivered by experts with hands-on experience of setting up digital humanities projects. The workshops will take place across a variety of venues including archives, galleries, heritage sites, media labs and universities between January and July 2013.  On 22 May 2013, Dr Joanne Harwood and Dr Sarah Demelo will be giving a full-day workshop on digitising art collections using ESCALA's AHRC funded project UECLAAOnline from 2002-2005.

The project is funded jointly by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and Consortium of Humanities and Arts South East (CHASE) which is comprised of the Courtauld Institute of Art, Goldsmiths (University of London) , Open University, University of East Anglia, University of Kent, University of Sussex, and the University of Essex.

If you are a Doctoral student at any of these institutions and would like to apply to become a CHASE digital scholar you can apply here.  Travel costs of up to £50 are included if you are successful.  The deadline is 16 November 2012.

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